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563

3285 conquest of Western Persia, 328-
329 ; Nadir Kuli'a first campaign, 342-
343 5 Shah Tahmasp's campaign, 343 5
Nadir Kuli's campaigns, 344 et seq. j
hostilities with Persia, 416 ; relations
with Persia, 439; Perso - Turkish
boundary, 469-470; and telegraphs,

472-473
Turshiz,  i.   329 5   ii.  83 ;   captured   by

Tamerlane, 201 ; siege of, 424
Tus, i.  lor, 284;   ii. 32, 91, 99, 133,

134, *39> HO, 154, 171* 185
Tutush, founder of the Syrian Dynasty

of Seljuks, ii. m
" Twelve, Sect of the," ii. 109
Tyre,   i,   244;    siege   and   capture   by

Alexander the Great,  270-271 5   272-

*73> 3*3, 3H, 345? 38$; «• 3
Tzathes, King of Lazica, i. 491

Uighurs, the, ii. 148

Ukmi, River (Kerkha), i. 43

Ulai (Karun), River, i. 43

Uljaitu, brother and successor of Ghazan

Khan, ii. 192-193, 235
Ullam-BurisiBn, Kassite King of Babylon,

i, 81
Ulugh Beg, son of Shah Rukh, ii. 216 ;

interest in astronomy, 217 ; 223
Umliyash, the, Elamite tribe, i. 56
Umma, city of Sumer, i. 50, 69
Uxnman-Minanu, King of Elam, i. 91
Ur, i. 50, 57, 68, 72 ; the conquest of

Elam, 73 ; 74, 77, 78, 160
Ural Mountains, i. 492 ; ii, 222
Urartu (Van), kingdom of, i.  88, 102,

12$, 361
Urban II., Pope ;  address at Clermont,

ii. 11$

Urfu (Nisibis), i. 412
Urganj, town of, i, 23 j siege of, by the

Mongols, ii, 3:53
Urael of Baliol, ii, 104
Urtaku, King of Elam, i. 91, 92, 94
Uruk (Erech), city of Babylonia, i. 160
Urukhegal, King of Erech, i* 72
Urumia, i, 22, 25, xo8, 124, 130, 388,

525 5 ii, 175 ; battle with the Turks,

262

Urumush, King of Kish, i, 70
Urva, vidt Tus

Ush, city of Transoxiana, ii. 150
Ustad Sis;  leads rebellion at Herat, ii.

65-66

Ustajlu tribe, ii* 343, 245, 254
•'Uatuva (the modern Kuchan), ii, 154
Uxia, i. 54

- Uxians, the, I 56, 278
Uzbegs, the j  Samarcand sacked by, ii.

z'x8, 219 5  defeated  by Shah Ismail,

242-243 $  defeat of Baber,  243-244;

247, 253 ;  invasions of Persia, 2575

298;   refugees,  300;   301,  306,  307,
35i, 357
Uztm Hasan, of the "White Sheep"
Dynasty, ii. 219, 220 ; alliance with
Venice, 221-222; 240
Vaekerata, -vide Kabul
Vagabanta, town of, i. 459
Vagharshapat, Council of, i. 476
Vahan, Armenian general, i. 473, 474
Vahyazdata^the second Pseudo-Smerdis),
i, 189 footnote
Vais, Mir;  Ghilzai 5  career of, ii. 306-
3*1 5 3*9» 349 fiQMQte
Valad Mir Abbas, Governor of Jalalabad,
«'• 352
Val-Arsaces, King of Armenia, i. 362,440
Valens  (brother of Valentinian  IT.), i.
458> 459
Valentinian II., Emperor, i. 444, 458
Valerian,  Emperor,  i,  48 ;   capture   by
Shapur I., 432'433, 435» 442, SIa
Vambery,  Arminius,   ii.   90,   237,  458
footnote, 46$ footnote
Van, city of, i. 88, 361 ; ii. 204, 247
Van, Lake, i. 16, 25, 241 ; ii. 220
Varahran, or Bahram I., q.*v.
Varaztad, King of Armenia, i, 463
Vardar, the River, i. 251
Vardanes, King of Parthia, i. 405, 406
Varena, vide Gilan
Varkana, the, i. 330
Varthema, Ludovico di, ii. 270
Varuna, the sky-god, i, 105, no
Vedas, the, i. 106, 107, 4x8
Vehr-Kana, or Vehrkano, •vide Gurgan,
the
Pendidadi the, i. 112, 116
Venice, Uzun Hasan's alliance with, ii.
211-221
Ventidius,   Publius,   Roman   general,  i.
385, 386, 387
Verdi  Beg,  Allah,  ii.   260,  262,  277 ;
bridge of, 287-288
Vespasian, i. 408, 409
Village life, ii. 494-499
Virta, fortress of, i. 451
Vitellius (Governor of Syria), i* 404, 405
Vitkavich, Captain, ii. 430, 431, 456
Volagases I. (Parthian monarch), i. no,
398, 406, 407, 408
Volagases III.; invasion of Syria, i, 413 ;
4x4
Volagases IV., i. 414, 415
Volagases fson of Volagases IV.), i. 416
Volagases (brother of Firuz), i. 474
Volga, River, i, 27, 29, 300 ; ii. 77, 159
Volinski, Artemii, Russian ambassador,
u. 3°3
Von Hammer, Joseph, ii. 196 footnote
Vonones I. (son of Phraates IV,), i. 403,
405